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New Media and International Development

Representation and Affect in Microfinance

New Media and International Development( )
Author: Schwittay, Anke
Series title:Rethinking Development Ser.
ISBN:978-1-135-07609-2
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Taylor & Francis Group
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $217.50
Book Description:

New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance's enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world's first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international development efforts have an affective dimension. This is fostered through narrative and visual representations, through the performance of development rituals and through bonds of...
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Pages:206



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